want-away

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Etymology[edit]

  • from verb phrase "to want away"; from want + away

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want-away (comparative more want-away, superlative most want-away)

  1. (of a professional sportsperson, usually an association footballer) who wants to move to another club
  2. (by extension, of any person or organisation) seeking to move its workplace to another location

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want-away (plural want-aways)

  1. A want-away person or organisation

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  • Chiefly used in British newspaper headlines

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